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'Grave Tales' Series with Horror In Media and Culture Class

January 23, 2019

"Grave Tales" is a selection of films screening Thursday nights in January and February in the Webster University Film Series. It was curated in conjunction with a course of the same name in the Film Studies program. This week students will hear from David J. Skal, a writer and documentary filmmaker, who will also hold a director discussion at Thursday's screening of "Dracula" and Skal's "The Road to Dracula."

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March 10 includes a Germaine Dulac double bill with an original score and live accompaniment by the Rats and People Motion Picture Orchestra.

Webster Film Series Presents French Film Festival with Cinema St. Louis

March 08, 2018

The 10th Annual Robert Classic French Film Festival — co-presented by Cinema St. Louis and the Webster University Film Series — celebrates St. Louis’ Gallic heritage and France’s cinematic legacy. The featured films span the decades from the 1920s through the 1990s, offering a revealing overview of French cinema.

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Eric Mink, 2018 Media Person of the Year

News Around Webster: Mink, Woolf, Hulsizer, Barrett

January 26, 2018

Linda Woolf, who has been named to the APA Ethics Code Task Force, and Michael Hulsizer presented at the APA's National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology. ... Eric Mink has been named a 2018 Media Person of the Year. ... One of Bill Barrett's photo of Dorothy Day and Mother Teresa was part of the exhibit, "A Catholic Paradox: The Life and Words of Dorothy Day," at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York.

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Webster faculty and staff quoted in the news

In the News: Billhymer, Harrison, Houston on fake news, Trump, Wehrenberg

December 14, 2016

School of Communications adjunct faculty member Jessica Brown Billhymer's op/ed on teaching media literacy to combat fake news appeared in the Post-Dispatch, James Harrison was quoted in Webster-Kirkwood Times on the sale of Wehrenberg Theatres, and Webster Thailand's Kenneth Houston's piece on identity politics and Trumpism was published in World Politics Journal.

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